make sure


: to find out or do something so that one has no doubt about whether something is true, correct, will happen, etc.
Make sure (that) you turn the oven off.
They made sure everyone knew where they were supposed to be.

Examples of make sure in a Sentence

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“Make sure.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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